Fugitive wine firm boss gets 14 years for running £46.5m tax scam


  A fugitive wine firm boss who fled the country days before being convicted of running a £46.5million tax scam has been jailed for 14 years in his absence. Livio Mazzarello, 57, skipped bail during his trial at the Old Bailey after sending an email addressed to ‘the most illustrious judge’ claiming he needed to go to Italy to see his mother. Mazzarelo was the UK frontman for a plot to dodge paying excise duty for nearly five years by…

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